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Shootings At Virginia Beach Complex

Mass shooting at Virginia Beach Municipal complex; suspect in custody

May 31, 2019 - 5:16 pm

Virginia Beach, VA _  UPDATE:  Virginia Beach Police have confirmed in a tweet that there are multiple injuries and a suspect in custody following a mass shooting at the Virginia Beach Municipal Center, a sprawling government complex.

Reports are that the shootings took place in a building that houses the city's utilities. traffic, and other government operations.

Police say they believe there was only one gunman, and workers are being allowed to leave the complex which houses 32 buildings. 

There is no word on the number or extent of the injuries being reported, although a spokesperson for Sentara Healthcare said three patients have been taken to Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital and one patient was taken to Sentara Princess Anne Hospital.   A Nightengale Regional Air Ambulance helicopter which transports critically injured individuals also landed on scene.